Buhari leads Jonathan in Ogun

General Muhammadu Buhari Presidential election results from seven out of the 20 local government areas in Ogun state were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Abeokuta today, with President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party trailing his All Progressives Congress, counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari with 18,425 votes.

Ban congratulates Nigerians on peaceful elections


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has congratulated Nigeria on the largely peaceful and orderly conduct of presidential and parliamentary elections. Ban, in a statement issued on Saturday night in New York, encouraged all Nigerians to continue to maintain the peace and to exercise patience throughout the ongoing voting process and the

Police arrest INEC officials, party agents over alleged electoral offences in Zamfara – AIG


The Zone 10 Police Command in Sokoto said it had arrested six suspects, including INEC officials and party agents, over alleged electoral offences in Zamfara. Mr Bala Hassan, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of the zone, disclosed this in an interview on Sunday in Sokoto. The zone

PDP Aso Villa Loss: Jonathan’s Workers Are Tired Of Him


Deputy Director- General of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun 2015 Campaign Organisation (SIACO),  Asiwaju Bisi Adegbuyi  on Sunday said the result of Saturday’s polls in the polling units at the Presidential Villa, Abuja has shown that those working for President Goodluck Jonathan are frustrated with his administration and are eager for

Pstr. Chris Okotie: Accept verdict equanimity

This media gibberish that marked these campaigns, the dangerous trend of unruliness which the rampaging foot-soldiers and campaign trains have subjected the same electorate they are courting.

AT LAST! INEC Reveals Why Card Readers Malfunctioned Yesterday


In a new development, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed the reasons why the card readers failed in yesterday’s election. According to INEC, one of the reasons the card readers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and parliamentary elections failed was because its officials failed to remove the protective film

APC posting fake results, says PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerians to totally disregard misleading figures being circulated by the APC in the social media as results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in some polling booths. The post APC posting fake results, says PDP appeared first on Vanguard News.

Katsina state Police commissioner dies

The Nigeria Police has announced the death of Alhaji Muhammad Hurdi (pictured middle above), the Katsina State commissioner of police. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Aminu Sadiq announced the demise of Hurdi in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Katsina.Sadiq said that Hurdi died on March

Uba Asks INEC Not To Declare National Assembly Winner In Anambra

A factional Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Anambra South Senatorial Zone, Mr Chris Uba, has asked the electoral body not to declare any candidate of the PDP winner of the National Assembly election. Mr Uba’s call came few hours to the announcement of the result of

MUSIC: Jodii Scathar – No Time Ft. Tony2dope

Nigerian Rapper – Jodii Scathar, currently based in Malaysia presents us with his debut single, “No Time” featuring Tony2Dope and the duo combines to give us a quality hip hop track that you could put on repeat. Download, listen and share your thoughts!

Election In Rivers: APC Demands Cancellation Of Results, Lists ‘Rigged’ Areas


Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi yesterday, March 28, said the results from Rivers must be cancelled as the PDP allegedly rigged the contest by withholding result sheets. According to the National, scores of members and supporters of the APC in Rivers State were killed and maimed as the presidential and National Assembly

I Don’t Know When Dokpesi Became An Army Commander To Do What He Did – Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s origin, Edo North was under 24-hour Army lockdown, yesterday as all the entry and exit points into the senatorial district were sealed by soldiers till the early hours of Sunday. Vanguard reports that motorists and pedestrians were caught unaware as they got stopped from moving and unlucky ones

Simon Kolawole’s Profound Fictional ‘Open Letter to Nigerian Leaders’ by Lee Kuan Yew


ThisDay Columnist Simon Kolawole penned this tribute, in the form of an open letter, to Singapore’s first Prime Minister & founding father Lee Kuan Yew who passed away last week. Here are some excerpts: On Singapore’s Origin May I briefly tell you the story of Singapore so that you can understand why it

In Ogun Buhari 4, Jonathan 3


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Presidential election results from seven out of the 20 local government areas in Ogun State were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC in Abeokuta today.